Does anybody know the meaning of this phrase? Googling it was not very insightful. Thanks.
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It is an extension of the colloquial phrase "too clever by half." This refers to someone who is so proud of their cleverness that they flaunt it, undermining their overall appeal. I would guess that someone who is "too cute by half" exploits their natural cuteness, therefore making themselves overall less appealing.
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